IAR Annual Open House 2018

The Islamic Association of Raleigh is hosting it's annual Open House event Saturday, March 3rd from 11am to 3pm, featuring keynote address by Imam AbuTaleb. Our special guest is Sean Maroney (evening anchor on WNCN). Come learn about your fellow American Muslims, Islamic Heritage, and sample culinary treats from around the world. We would like to encourage our Muslim congregants to limit their visit to the masjid between 11-3 that day in order to accommodate the arrival of guests. For any questions please contact outreach@islam1.org.

Please register at Eventbrite here: Registration Form

Duke MSA Event

The Duke University Muslim Students Association is proud to announce their first ever Summit on March 2 - 3 at Duke University. Details

Seeking IT Volunteers

The IAR is looking for volunteers with the experience in IT and specially on the web site design, and using the SharePoint as a main platform for centralizing our documentations, emails, calendars etc. Please submit your email to ceo@islam1.org

IAR Interior Paint

The IAR Management team is requesting interested parties to please submit their bid/estimate for interior paint work. Details

Islamic Perspective on Black History Month

The Friday Night Program for Friday February 23 2018 is titled "Islamic Perspective on the Black History Month" by Br Sultan Abdulmuizz.

IAR-Exclusive Deluxe Hajj Program 2018/1439

Join the IAR Hajj Family! Premium deluxe program exclusively for IAR. Feature Includes: Stress-free Direct Flights, Haram Boundary Hotels, Room Access During Hajj, Upgraded Mena Camp Across Jamarat and much more! Starts at an unbeatable $ 9,940. Register at iarhajj.org.

Dawah 101, Program for Youth

In collaboration with the Dawah Committee, the Youth Committee would like to offer Dawah 101 to our youth.
InshaaAllah we will cover how to give Dawah to your friends, teachers and neighbors. Must Attend for all Middle and High school Boys & Girls.
Dawah Club

IAR Membership Renewals

Dear IAR members, Please renew your IAR membership for this year. The membership dues must be paid by March 1st to be eligible for voting in the shura election.
List of members whose membership has been expired is posted on the bulletin board. For shura candidacy, two years paid membership is required by March 1st.

Membership Form

Clubs and Sessions for Our Youth

The Youth Committee at the IAR is offering a wide variety of Clubs & Sessions for our youth. So far we have Adhan & Iqamah Club, Science Club, Technology Club and career club. Generally all clubs and sessions require registration and are 6 weeks long from 6:30pm to 8:00pm with breaks for Salah. Youth will have the opportunity to network with other youth and with our professional community members while gaining a skill. Our goal is to offer more Clubs & Sessions as they become available.

More information & registration

Muslim Acculturation Study

A study is being conducted that aims to explore and understand the Muslim identity in America. Specifically, we hope to learn about first-and-second generation American Muslims and their perceptions of life in the United States. We would appreciate your voluntary participation in this study and your identity will remain anonymous.


Hiring the IAR Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Our new constitution which is effective as of Jan. 1, 2018 provides necessary organizational restructuring to meet our community's growing need. It requires formation of an administration team - the head of the team being the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who leads the organization in the day to day operation. The CEO reports directly to the IAR Chairman.


Friday Night Program For High School Girls

The Youth Committee has relaunched the Friday Night Program for the high school girls. They meet on the 2nd floor room 240 right after Isha Prayer. The program consists of various activities, sports & discussion. No registration required.

IAR is seeking committed volunteers for the Safety and Security Committee

We are looking for committed volunteers for the next 30 days.
The task is to control traffic on our premises and monitor key areas. You can choose 2-hour or 3-hour slots as well as the days when you can manage to serve. This is our community and we all need to offer our volunteer services - purely for the sake of Allah (SWT). The Committee will provide necessary orientation and training.

Please consider to sign up using this link: Signup Form

Official Statement on Triangle-Area Sermon

A news item has been circulating online regarding a Dec. 8, 2017 sermon by Mr. Abdullah Khadra at a Triangle-area mosque with some unfortunate language. This sermon was not held at or associated with the Islamic Association of Raleigh (IAR), and Mr. Khadra is not an employee of IAR. Any media outlets or individuals who have improperly and inaccurately attributed Mr. Khadra's sermon to IAR should immediately retract and correct this erroneous information.

To our knowledge, Mr. Khadra has no history of hateful or violence-inciting remarks...

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2018 IAR Girls Basketball League

2018 IAR Girls Basketball League - Season 13
Get a head start and register today by clicking the link below!

Al Iman School Fundraising Gala

Al Iman School will be having the 25th year Anniversary Fundraising Gala on Feb 17th at the McKimmon Center. The highest single donation prior to the event will win a prize. Please purchase tickets at the Front Office or the Lobby to join the celebration. Speakers include Sh Faqih and Imam Abu Taleb.

Seeking Volunteers For Committee Chairpersons

The IAR is looking for chairpersons' volunteers to fill the open positions. These positions are for 4 years subject to the approval of the Shura.

Additional details

Shura Term 2018-2021 - New IAR Officials

Alhamdulillah Br. Samy and I are honored and truly humbled to serve as the new Chair and Vice-Chair of the IAR for the Shura term 2018-2021. We are thankful to Allah (SWT) for His blessings and to all of you to trust us to serve as the officials of the IAR. This is a huge responsibility and Insha Allah we look forward to serving the community with your support and team work.


The Missing Piece

The IAR is delighted to announce a new weekly program, "The Missing Piece:" An Islamic Studies Class" for high school and college brothers and sisters beginning in January 2018. Please see the poster in the lobby.

Details & Registration

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February 21, 2018Jumada al-thani 6, 1439 Hijri

Prayer Times

Wednesday, February 21 2018




Fajr 5:30 AM 6:00 AM
Shuruq 6:55 AM
Dhuhr 12:33 PM 1:00 PM
Asr 3:37 PM 4:00 PM
Maghrib 6:05 PM 6:15 PM
Isha 7:23 PM 7:45 PM

February prayer schedule

Prayer times on your phone: http://www.raleighmasjid.org/m

Salah Durations

Friday Prayer Schedule

  • 1st Shift:
    Khutba 11:30 / Salah 12:00

    Bring Your Heart Into It

    Chafik Bakkari

  • 2nd Shift:
    Khutba 1:00 / Salah 1:30

    Peaceful Homes #11:Like the Prophet

    Imam Mohamed AbuTaleb

  • 3rd Shift:
    Khutba 2:10 / Salah 2:40

    Importance of Time

    Lebeed Alkadhi